Category: Travel

Hobart: Australia’s Best Kept Secret

Madeleine Taplin Are you looking for a holiday location rich in history, but one that still offers a multitude of other fun activities and plenty of sight-seeing? Tasmania’s capital city Hobart may just be the place for you. Originally a brutal penal colony, Hobart has embraced its history and culture to become one of Australia’s most picturesque cities. With warm hospitality, stunning landscapes, and some of the world’s cleanest air, Hobart is certainly a great place to visit. WHERE TO STAY Hobart is all about heritage mixed with storytelling and art. For this reason, you can’t go past ‘The...

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The Unique and Unknown Parts of the Gold Coast

Matthew Wai With the Federal Government’s new aviation support, the stimulus is aiming to increase and boost Australia’s travel and tourism industry. With this in mind, Sydney Observer wants to present to you a great family-friendly destination where you can find discounted airfares. 13 destination routes have been discounted within Australia, one being the sunny Gold Coast. The Gold Coast has been known for its extremely popular theme parks and Surfers Paradise. However, disregarding the common destinations for tourists on the Gold Coast, we would love to recommend the unusual and unique places for you! Natural Bridge: Natural Bridge,...

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Where can I go? The Beautiful Kiama

Matthew Wai With the pandemic still affecting travel, it can be a great struggle to locate a place to have a vacation for your next holiday. In this series, ‘Where Can I Go?’, we will uncover the hidden gems around Australia in helping you to find your next destination for your vacation amid this pandemic. Today’s destination will be set in Boneyard, Kiama. The fierce name of ‘Boneyard’ perhaps came from the sandless beach it consists of – i.e. the rocky coast. However, in contrast with the famous localised shore like Bondi Beach, it contains a quiet environment, making...

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Weekend Getaway: Nelson Bay

Isabella Ross For those who don’t have the time for a week or fortnight away, a weekend getaway to Port Stephens is a must-do! An easy 2.5 hour’s drive from Sydney, Port Stephens is located in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, north of Newcastle. The area is lush in vegetation, beaches, bays and beautiful scenery, with the biggest town being Nelson Bay. For ideas on what to do, where to go and where to stay, read on! Where to Stay: The Mantra Nelson Bay has got a great name for itself – located a short stroll away...

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Plan an Outback Adventure

Eliza Cusack With overseas holidays out of the picture for the foreseeable future, why not take advantage of what Australia has to offer and plan an outback adventure. We have chosen three different types of tours depending on your fitness ability and what sights you are hoping to see. KAKADU The Northern Territory is home to thousands of native wildlife and species of flora. There is also the opportunity to learn more about the Indigenous people of Australia. If you are looking to rent or utilise your own caravan, camping in the Kakadu National Park is a once in...

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